Illinois General Assembly

Type: Organization
Name: Illinois General Assembly
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Rep. Brian Stewart: Get informed before you vote

With absentee voting set to begin on Thursday, early voting from Oct. 20 to Nov. 2, and Election Day on Nov. 4, it’s time for you, the voter, to be informed about what you will face on the ballot. It can be tempting on election years to simply show up ... [Published Freeport Journal - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

WRITE TEAM: Know who is running — and vote

Tuesday Nov. 4 is Election Day in Illinois.It is imperative that every eligible voter participate. It is a right and a privilege to vote. If you are not a registered voter, you still have time to do so before November.Don’t be afraid to get registered ... [Published InOttawa.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ameren Illinois upgrades will make utility more reliable

AMEREN ILLINOIS is making some common sense upgrades to its electric and natural gas delivery systems in Western Illinois, which will provide better reliability for customers and save money for the utility in the long run.System upgrades worth $3.5 billion ... [Published Quincy Herald-Whig - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Local schools could gain more funding

GORIN, Mo. (WGEM) -A push in the Illinois General Assembly to better fund poor school districts could impact your kids' educations.?The Illinois School Funding Reform Act would change how state money is distributed to local schools.Currently, districts ... [Published WGEM.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Carbondale groups to hold candidate forum

CARBONDALE -- The will be a candidate forum for the 115 Illinois Legislative District at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Carbondale Civic Center.The forum will highlight candidates Terri Bryant (R) and Bill Kilquist (D) for this Illinois General Assembly seat. ... [Published Southern Illinoisan - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Learning disabilities group opposes funding revamp

The board of the organization Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois has unanimously voted to oppose a Senate bill known as the School Funding Reform Act, which would change the way schools in the state are funded.Bev Johns of Jacksonville, president ... [Published Jacksonville Journal Courier - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Rauner unveils ethics proposals

While blasting Gov. Pat Quinn’s record on ethics reform as “just wrapping paper to cover up corruption,” Bruce Rauner unveiled his ethics reform plan at a press conference in Chicago Wednesday.If elected governor, the Republican candidate said he would ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Kewanee School Board OKs budget

By MIKE BERRY Of The Star Courier KEWANEE — The Kewanee School Board approved a Fiscal 2015 budget that calls for deficit spending in some areas. But that doesn’t tell the whole story of the budget, Supt. Dr. Chris Sullens said in presenting it to the ... [Published Kewanee Star Courier - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

CUB and EDF File Pension for Smart Grid Metric on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The Citizens Utility Board and Environmental Defense Fund have filed a petition asking state regulators to strengthen a metric that requires Illinois' two biggest electric utilities to show how historic upgrades to the power grid are reducing "greenhouse ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

First poll of the election cycle to show Quinn ahead of Rauner

Until last week, all polls taken after the March 18 primary election showed Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner leading Gov. Pat Quinn, in some cases by double digits.But that trend ended when Quinn came out ahead last week in two polls, including ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Industry group opposes Illinois fracking rules

Labor groups and members of the oil and gas industry have joined together in calling for the overhaul of recently proposed rules governing fracking in the state. The pro-fracking coalition, known as Grow-IL, argues that the revised regulations, which ... [Published Lexology - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Signs Wildlife Protections into Law

Home › Contributors › › Posted August 24, 2014 in The following is a guest blog by NRDC wildlife attorney, Rebecca Riley:Mountain lions, gray wolves, and black bears are now safe to roam in Illinois, thanks to the leadership of Governor Pat Quinn and ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 25 2014]

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The ICWG delegates made their request in Washington DC last week, saying that "We have already seen a decline in our market share due to non-competitive U S policies" says Yon Luque, Koch Foods export area manager cited in an article published on the web page of the Aledo Times Record newspaper
"We're trying to build a system that is more reliable -- where we don't have the outages if we can switch things around. And if we do have outages, we're trying to put in equipment that helps us identify the outages as quick as we can" said Craig Gilson, senior director of division operations for Ameren Illinois
"Like any other educational agency, labor is our biggest cost, so we are strained in what we can do, as far as by adding teachers, programs and services by the amount of money that we have" Quincy Public Schools Business Manager Joel Murphy said

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More than $59M collected from state retirees; r... [Published State Journal-Register - Sep 21 2014]
Niekamp to run again, Erwin likely won't; Schoo... [Published Quincy Herald-Whig - Sep 21 2014]
Rep. Brian Stewart: Get informed before you vote [Published Freeport Journal - Sep 19 2014]
Economic Update September 18 [Published Radio Habana Cuba - Sep 19 2014]
WRITE TEAM: Know who is running — and vote [Published InOttawa.com - Sep 19 2014]
Ameren Illinois upgrades will make utility more... [Published Quincy Herald-Whig - Sep 18 2014]
Local schools could gain more funding [Published WGEM.com - Sep 18 2014]
Carbondale groups to hold candidate forum [Published Southern Illinoisan - Sep 18 2014]
Learning disabilities group opposes funding revamp [Published Jacksonville Journal Courier - Sep 18 2014]
Illinois lawmaker stands behind actions [Published KSDK NewsChannel 5 - Sep 18 2014]
Commuter tax for the burbs? Fuhgeddaboudit [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - Sep 17 2014]
Rauner unveils ethics proposals [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Sep 17 2014]
Ameren Illinois upgrades part of $3.5B improvem... [Published Quincy Herald-Whig - Sep 17 2014]
Kewanee School Board OKs budget [Published Kewanee Star Courier - Sep 17 2014]
CUB and EDF File Pension for Smart Grid Metric ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 17 2014]
Out of Control Federal Regulations Are Stifling... [Published Value Walk - Sep 17 2014]
Evans: Eliminate conflicts of interest in legis... [Published State Journal-Register - Sep 16 2014]
The Politics of Pot [Published WTTW-TV - Sep 16 2014]
First poll of the election cycle to show Quinn ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 16 2014]
Video gaming cafe proposed in Montgomery [Published Ledger Sentinel - Sep 15 2014]
Industry group opposes Illinois fracking rules [Published Lexology - Sep 15 2014]
Boyd's pension cut by nearly half in plea agree... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Sep 13 2014]
CUB, EDF Push For Comprehensive Smart Grid Metr... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Sep 12 2014]
CUB, EDF Push For Comprehensive Smart Grid Metr... [Published Scottrade - Sep 12 2014]
Taxes, home rule on ballot for suburban voters [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Sep 12 2014]
Rep. Sandack Receives Guardian of Small Busines... [Published Downers Grove Patch - Sep 12 2014]
Frontier Settlement Day set for Saturday in Log... [Published Quincy Herald-Whig - Sep 11 2014]
ILLINOIS SOYBEAN ASSOCIATION : Cuba Working Gro... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 11 2014]
Road infrastructure in peril [Published Chicago Tribune - Sep 11 2014]
States, cities start tackling ride-share insura... [Published PropertyCasualty360.com - Sep 11 2014]
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Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Signs Wildlife Prot... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Aug 25 2014]
Nick Magrisso, Policy Advocate, Midwest Program, Chicago The following is a guest blog by NRDC wildlife attorney, Rebecca Riley: Mountain lions, gray wolves, and black bears are now safe to roam in Illinois, thanks to the leadership of Governor Pat ...
The Daily Agenda for Monday, July 28 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Jul 28 2014]
TODAY’S AGENDA is brought to you by: From GPU News (Milwaukee, WI), January 1989, page 44. On Sept 12, 1985, about fifteen agents from a drug-enforcement task force along with a contingent from the Chicago Police Department raided Carol’s Speakeasy ...
Statewide Charter School Movement Mobilizes Unp... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - May 31 2014]
CHICAGO, May 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the conclusion of the 2014 Illinois legislative session just minutes ago, the Illinois Network of Charter Schools (INCS) recognizes the leadership of those in the Illinois General Assembly who prioritized ...
Water Resources Development Act Looks Promising... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - May 22 2014]
Ben Chou, Water Policy Analyst, Washington, D.C. The U.S. Senate and House conference committee’s report on the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), or the Water Resources Reform Development Act (WRRDA) as it’s known this time around, has been ...
Illinois General Assembly Welcomes Cougars, Bea... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - May 20 2014]
Nick Magrisso, Policy Advocate, Midwest Program, Chicago Today, the Illinois House unanimously passed a bill to add mountain lions, gray wolves, and black bears to the Illinois Wildlife Code. This tremendous victory reflects broad bi-partisan support ...
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